Welcome District 215 Parents of
the class of 2012
Academic Success
COUNSELORS
 Broderick Booth
 Juanita Castillo
 Marlene Hill
 Angela Shama
 Susan Olson
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COUNSELORS
 Broderick Booth
 Juanita Castillo
 Marlene Hill
 Angela Shama
 Susan Olson
708-585-1018
708-585-1032
708-585-1019
708-585-1021
708-585-1020
Important Telephone Numbers
Attendance
708-585-1007
– Please call prior to the absence or by 2p.m. on the day of the absence.
– This is a number correction from the newsletter that you recently
received.
Homework request 708-585-1008
– Requires a 24 hour turn around time
How are grades determined?
 Each marking period is
worth 2/7
 The final exam is worth
1/7
 ___% X 2 =
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 ___% X 2 =
 ___% X 1 =
 Total /7 = semester grade
Report Cards
Report cards are
mailed 3 times a
semester.
– The first report card of
each semester is held for
Parent-Teacher Conference
night.
– October 9, 2008 &
February 26, 2009
– 2:30-4:30p.m. & 6:308:30p.m.
Graduation Requirements
English
Math
Science
Social Science
Health/PE
Electives
TOTAL
8 credits
6 credits
4 credits
6 credits
8 credits
11 credits
43 credits
What impedes credit
acquisition?
 Poor attendance
 Tardies
 Not completing class
assignments
 Not completing
homework
assignments
 Not following
directions
 Poor test scores
 Poor study habits
 Lack of active
participation in the
educational process
 Not asking questions
for clarification
 Multiple suspensions
Testing
 Explore
 Plan
 Retired ACT
 PSAE
– ACT
– Work Keys
What are your child’s plans?
 College?
– Junior college
– 4 year university
– Technical or Trade school
 Military?
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Air Force
Army
Marines
Navy
What helps students become
successful?
 ACTIVE participation is KEY!
– Athletics and Activities
 Committed to school
– Academics lead to Successful careers
– All School Testing – October 3, 2008
• EXPLORE TEST (FR)
• PLAN TEST (SOPH)
• Retired ACT TEST (Juniors)
 Family
Congratulations!!!
 When your child puts
forth a diligent effort
with support from
home and school, the
end result is
SUCCESS!!!
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